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Brain Games, Season 1, Episode 3, Remember This!
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directed by Jeremiah Crowell, fl. 1997-2015; produced by Holly Taylor, fl. 1997-2017 and George Kralovansky, fl. 1997-2017, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 1, Episode 3 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2011), 50 mins
With memory, things are not always as they seem: Details go missing, recollections change, and sometimes our brains fill in the blanks and create false visual memories. Our experts are on a mission to find out where memories reside in the brain by examining every millimeter for clues. Investigating every piece of...
directed by Jeremiah Crowell, fl. 1997-2015; produced by Holly Taylor, fl. 1997-2017 and George Kralovansky, fl. 1997-2017, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 1, Episode 3 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2011), 50 mins
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Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 1, Focus Pocus
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directed by Trey Nelson, fl. 2002-2016; presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Stillman Brown, fl. 2012-2014, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 1 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
Your peripheral vision is like a cell phone camera from 1998 '- blurry! Host Jason Silva and psychologist Brian Scholl show how concentration can be elusive with some of mind-boggling experiments. While viewers zero in on a football game on the field, most will be surprised to learn that cheerleaders took off thei...
directed by Trey Nelson, fl. 2002-2016; presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Stillman Brown, fl. 2012-2014, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 1 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
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Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 10, Use It or Lose It
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directed by Michael Nigro, fl. 1996-2017 and Trey Nelson, fl. 2002-2016; presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Ginna Hoben, 1974-, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 10 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
All the latest research says that your brain is no different than the muscles in your body: it needs exercise to stay youthful and fit. In this episode, wonder junkie Jason Silva and deception specialist Apollo Robbins are going to put your brain to the test with a serious workout. If you play along, you'll come o...
directed by Michael Nigro, fl. 1996-2017 and Trey Nelson, fl. 2002-2016; presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Ginna Hoben, 1974-, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 10 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
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Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 12, Liar, Liar
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presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Kristen Sage Rockermann, fl. 2010-2015, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 12 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
Experts say that we lie anywhere from 20 to 200 times a day, even though most people consider themselves to be truthful. In this episode, host Jason Silva and deception specialist Apollo Robbins break down why we lie and what happens in the brain, even though science tells us that the truth is physiologically and...
presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Kristen Sage Rockermann, fl. 2010-2015, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 12 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
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Brain Games, Season 3, Episode 9, In It to Win It
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directed by Michael Nigro, fl. 1996-2017; produced by Jason Odell Williams, fl. 2003-2017, in Brain Games, Season 3, Episode 9 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2014), 26 mins
Whether you're trying to get to the head of the class, earn the big promotion or just find a parking spot ' every day, you're competing. In this episode we'll explore your brain and competition through a series of, well, competitions! Each viewer will be assigned a team and play along as our Red and Blue teams duk...
directed by Michael Nigro, fl. 1996-2017; produced by Jason Odell Williams, fl. 2003-2017, in Brain Games, Season 3, Episode 9 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2014), 26 mins
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Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 2, It's About Time
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directed by Trey Nelson, fl. 2002-2016; presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Jason Odell Williams, fl. 2003-2017, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 2 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
Wonder why a watched pot never boils? See how the brain can warp time. Neuroscientist Dr. Chess Stetson explains the oddball effect using a series of pictures. Kittens flash on viewers' screen at the same rate, but when an odd-looking creature with fangs pops up, it appears to stay on the screen for longer. Illusi...
directed by Trey Nelson, fl. 2002-2016; presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Jason Odell Williams, fl. 2003-2017, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 2 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
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Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 5, Power of Persuasion
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directed by Trey Nelson, fl. 2002-2016; produced by Rob Goldberg, fl. 1993-2013, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 5 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
This episode of BRAIN GAMES unveils the subtle tricks and tactics that advertisers, marketers, and even con men can use to get you to do what they want, without you noticing. The power of persuasion is a $500 billion a year industry. By exposing viewers to specific stimuli, host Jason Silva can prime the audience...
directed by Trey Nelson, fl. 2002-2016; produced by Rob Goldberg, fl. 1993-2013, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 5 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
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Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 11, Illusion Confusion
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directed by Trey Nelson, fl. 2002-2016 and Michael Nigro, fl. 1996-2017; presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Mark Edlitz, fl. 1999-2015, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 11 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
Most people think that optical illusions are examples of ways our brain is FAILING us. But in this episode, you'll learn how optical illusions are a great way of revealing the powerful mechanisms at work that allow your brain to perceive three dimensions. Wonder junkie Jason Silva and deception specialist Apollo R...
directed by Trey Nelson, fl. 2002-2016 and Michael Nigro, fl. 1996-2017; presented by Jason Silva, 1982-; produced by Mark Edlitz, fl. 1999-2015, National Geographic Film & Television, in Brain Games, Season 2, Episode 11 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2013), 23 mins
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Brain Games, Season 3, Episode 5, Stress Test
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directed by Michael Nigro, fl. 1996-2017; produced by Makario Sarsozo, fl. 1994-2016, in Brain Games, Season 3, Episode 5 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2014), 27 mins
In this episode, you'll see how your brain manages stress and how stress also manages you. From traffic jams to screaming babies, angry bosses to bill payments, you're surrounded by stress every day. But stress has a purpose, and you'll discover why it's a good thing in many situations, even though it can overwhel...
directed by Michael Nigro, fl. 1996-2017; produced by Makario Sarsozo, fl. 1994-2016, in Brain Games, Season 3, Episode 5 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2014), 27 mins
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Brain Games, Season 4, Episode 2, Addiction
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directed by Michael Nigro, fl. 1996-2017; produced by Jason Odell Williams, fl. 2003-2017, in Brain Games, Season 4, Episode 2 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2014), 27 mins
In this episode we'll put you through a series of games and experiments designed to reveal how, like it or not, we're all addicted to something, and why some addictions might be the best thing that ever happened to you. Learn what one of the most addictive sounds in the world is, why you can't stop checking your p...
directed by Michael Nigro, fl. 1996-2017; produced by Jason Odell Williams, fl. 2003-2017, in Brain Games, Season 4, Episode 2 (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2014), 27 mins
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